Aval Murukku | How to make Poha Chakli

Aval Murukku

Aval Murukku or Poha Chakli is savory rice based snack made with rice flour and beaten rice or the thick poha. These are Jar snacks that you can make ahead for kids and stock. I have been wanting to make these aval murukku for a while, infact my murukku making is restricted to Deepavali along […]

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Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa

Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all my Readers! Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa is a sinful dessert made with grated carrots and cooked in coconut milk. The silky, nutty carrot halwa gets a makeover when cooked in coconut milk and is so delicious. Since I have so many versions of Carrot halwa on the blog, this version […]

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Yellow Moong Dal Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Yellow Moong Dal Dosa

Split Yellow Moong Dal Dosa is yet another way of using the nutritious moong for our breakfast or dinner. This No Ferment, quick dosa is an ideal dish to make for an easy dinner. We use pesara pappu quite frequently in our cooking as its easy to digest and quick to cook. Going by the […]

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Set Dosa | How to make Sponge Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Set Dosa

Set Dosa or Sponge Dosa is a wonderful breakfast option that you can quickly make with little planning. This version of Set Dosa only requires about 2 hours of soaking time after which you can ferment overnight. The texture of this dosa has spongy texture and so can be called as Sponge Dosa as well. […]

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Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry is a typical southern side dish made with boiled potato and basic spice powders, that makes an excellent side dish served with sambar and rice. While there are so many ways one can make this addictive potato fry, this method is yet another easy to make dish to highlight your meal. You […]

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Kothamalli Podi ~ Toppings on Dosa

Kothamalli Podi

Kothamalli Podi or Kothimeera podi is a spice powder made with fresh coriander leaves and whole spices. This can be served on the side or sprinkled on dosa top. I actually needed this spicy kick to get back blogging here after a while. The break was unexpected and something out of my hands. There have […]

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Mullangi Kootu | How to make Radish Curry

Mullangi Kootu

Mullangi Kootu is an easy side dish that gets cooked very fast and tastes good with steamed rice. When you are bored with what else to make with Radish, this is a wonderful dish to make. Amma made this first and we served it with Rice. With steamed rice and appalam, this tastes very good. […]

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Yellina Chitranna | How to make Sesame Lemon Rice

Yellina Chitranna

Yellina Chitranna is our humble lemon rice all decked up. This easy lemon rice is made more interesting with roasted spice powder. I was inspired by Suma’s post on Yellina Chitranna. Yellu is sesame seeds in Kannada and Lemon Rice is called Chitranna, so this simple rice is made more interesting with the roasted sesame […]

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Ivy gourd Masala Rice | Dondakaya Annam

Ivygourd Masala Rice

Ivygourd Masala Rice is delicious rice made with spice powder and Ivy Gourd. This rice makes an excellent dish for a lazy saturday when you just want something simple, yet interesting to make a meal. These mixed rice dishes are very quick and easy to assemble as you can always have the spice powders made […]

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Ellu Sadam | How to make Sesame Rice

Ellu Sadam

Ellu Sadam is a spicy rice dish made with the Sesame spice powder. This is a quick and easy rice to make as you can store the spice powder as well. I already have an Ellu Sadam made with toor dal before, so this time I wanted to make the spice powder with Urad dal. […]

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